Country Files, 1964-2014

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Consists of records documenting collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and foreign nations in regard to scientific research, special events, and exhibitions. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; contracts and agreements; proposals; reports; meeting agendas and minutes; information about the Smithsonian Foreign Currency Program; conference information; budget summaries; articles; photographs and negatives; clippings; brochures; speech papers; floor plans; and supporting documentation.


Smithsonian Foreign Currency Program


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Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1964
  • 1964-2014

Restrictions & Rights

Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details


  • Fund accounting
  • Budget process
  • Exhibitions
  • Budget
  • Foreign exchange administration
  • Contracts
  • Foreign exchange
  • Special events
  • Research


  • Brochures
  • Manuscripts
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Clippings
  • Color photographs
  • Color negatives
  • Floor plans

Local number

SIA RS00849

Physical description

34 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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